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Headlines From 1920 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1920 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1920 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1920 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1920 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1920 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1920 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1920 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1920 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1920 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1920 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
January 17th 1920Marks the first day of Prohibition coming into effect in the US due to the 18th amendment.
January 23rd 1920The Dutch refuse to turn over German Emperor and King of Prussia, Wilhelm II to allies.
January 29th 1920Animator, Walt Disney starts work with artist KC Slide Co, beginning his career in the film industry.
May 5th 1920Bartolomeo Vanzetii and Nicola Sacco are arrested on robbery charges in Massachusetts, US and set to be executed.
July 1st 1920George Duncan shoots a 303 at Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club during the 55th British Golf Open.
July 21st 1920Street violence breaks out between Irish Nationalists and Loyalists on the issue of Irish independence from Britain. 1500 British Auxiliaries and 5800 British troops reinforce Loyalists.
August 16th 1920Yankees pitcher, Carl Mays, hits Ray Chapman of Indians on the head. Chapman dies the following day. It’s the only major league fatality in history.
September 6th 1920Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Jack Dempsey, Kos Billy Miske in 1st radio broadcast for the heavyweight boxing title prize fight.
October 27th 1920Sir Percy Cox lands in Basra. He assumes his responsibilities as high commissioner in Iraq.
November 11th 1920The Cenotaph in Whitehall, designed by Edwin Lutyens is unveiled as Great Britain’s monument to honour those who died in WWI.
December 10th 1920Zoo Physiologist and Nobel Laureate, August Krogh is awarded the Nobel Prize for his discovery of the regulation mechanisms of capillaries in skeletal muscle.
December 19th 1920After the death of his son Alexander I of Greece and a plebiscite, King Constantine I is restored as King of the Hellenes.
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A Newspaper From 1920

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).